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Mens. Question: 5 days of heavy bleeding. 2 days of brown spotting. 2-3 additional days of blood-tinged mucus. No cramps or pms. Continuous pattern. Are both spotting types considered part of period?

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Essentially

The menses typically average 3 to 5 days, but even one day of spotting could be a normal period, likewise up to 10 days of spotting /bleeding could also be normal for some women.
What you describe may be a nuisance, but would likely just be normal for you. If you are spotting and/or bleeding for more than ten days each month you should see your doctor, the period could be improved with meds.

In brief: Essentially

The menses typically average 3 to 5 days, but even one day of spotting could be a normal period, likewise up to 10 days of spotting /bleeding could also be normal for some women.
What you describe may be a nuisance, but would likely just be normal for you. If you are spotting and/or bleeding for more than ten days each month you should see your doctor, the period could be improved with meds.
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Dr. Joel Rivera Jimenez
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Menopause

Note that you are approaching menopause transition.
This period have different effects on women including erratic cycles. However all women above 35 y/o with abnormal cycles should have a basic obgyn exam to rule out other potential conditons.

In brief: Menopause

Note that you are approaching menopause transition.
This period have different effects on women including erratic cycles. However all women above 35 y/o with abnormal cycles should have a basic obgyn exam to rule out other potential conditons.
Dr. Joel Rivera Jimenez
Dr. Joel Rivera Jimenez
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